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PEALE, Rembrandt, artist, born in Bucks county, Pa., 22 Feb., 1778; died in Philadelphia, 3 Oct., 1860, showed a talent for art at an early age, and was but seventeen when he executed a portrait of Washington, from whom he was fortunate enough to obtain three sittings, immediately after this, in 1796, he went to Charleston, S.C., where he was employed until 1801, in which year he went to England to study under Benjamin West

While in London he painted some portraits, and in 1803 turned to the United States, finding sufficient occupation in Savannah, Charleston, New York, and Philadelphia. He visited Paris in 1807, and again in 1809, to paint the portraits of distinguished Frenchmen, many of which pictures were afterward placed in his father's museum, and to study in the art galleries of the city. From the last trip he returned in 1810, and again opened a studio in Philadelphia. He painted in that city, New York, Baltimore, and Boston until 1829, and then went abroad again, visiting France, and spending sixteen months in Italy. 

In 1832 he went to England, and established himself in 1833 in London, where he exhibited at the Royal academy, but the death of his son forced him to return. Peale was president of the American academy, succeeding Col. Trumbull, and was one of the original members of the Academy of design. On his removal to Philadelphia in 1827 he was made an honorary member. His numerous portraits include those of Baron Cuvier, Bernardin de Saint Pierre, Jean Antoine Houdon, at the Pennsylvania academy of fine arts, Thomas Jefferson, Mrs. James Madison, Thomas Sully, Com. Oliver H. Perry, Rammohun Roy, G. W. Bethune, William Bainbridge, Dr. Joseph Priestley, and Stephen Deca, fur, owned by the New York historical society. lake his father, he painted Washington several times, the last and most notable portrait being executed in 1823. It was exhibited in the principal cities of the United States and Europe in 1829, and in 1832 was bought by congress for 82,000. In 1859'60 he delivered a lecture on  "Washington and His Portraits" in most of the large cities of the Union. 

His most noted figure compositions are "Napoleon on Horseback" (1810); "Babes in the Wood"; "Song of the Shirt"; " Jupiter and Io" (1813); "Lvsippa on the Rock" : "Roman Daughter"; "Ascent of Elijah"; and "Court of Death" (1820). 

His versatility almost equaled that of his father. He was one of the first artists to practice lithography in the United States, gaining a silver medal at the Franklin institute in 1827 for a portrait of Washington. Like his father, he lectured on natural history. He was the author of  "An Account of the Skeleton of the Mammoth " (London, 1802); "Historical Disquisition on the Mammoth" (1803); "Notes on Italy" (Philadelphia, 1831) ; "Graphics" (1841) ; and "Reminiscruces of Art and Artists" (1845). He also edited tile "Portfolio of an Artist" (1839), and contribted articles and translations to the "Crayon" and other periodicals.

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